Apr 17, 2013 6:30am PDT
was she was telling us to go forward 2030 in term of technologies and looking back to today. but this conference with all the vendors we had here had an amazing impact on me as learning of new technologies. i really feel in the 21st century of different types of technologies. i'm not going to make any pitches here. but bottom line is we are learning and this conference to me, and i know for many of us here, it was a great learning experience. thank you. >> awesome, thank you. (applause) >> thank you. all right. if we don't have any more questions, i'm going to give it over to drew to do his little sales pitch up there. or any announcements that need to be made. >> [speaker not understood]. >> okay, do you want the microphone? i'll hold it. i'm kidding. here you go. >> i'm obviously part of the nonprofit [speaker not understood], i have a products company. and for what it's worth, it hasn't gone to development yet. but we have a one-coat film that so far is working on traffic signs with unlimited cleanings. once it goes to market we'll let you know at the 2013 conference. we'
Apr 17, 2013 4:30am PDT
lingering delays as they recover from a massive technology meltdown. tens of thousands of passengers were stranded yesterday as american and american eagle were forced to cancel 970 flights and delay 1,000 more. late last night, airline ceo and chairman took to youtube to issue a mea culpa. they say it will run at near normal operation today and is working to accommodate the flyers that were affected by the outage. >>> first time since the newtown school massacre, lawmakers are voting on gun control. growing number of republicans and moderate democrats oppose this idea. a press poll finds less than half of americans actually favor the bill. that's down nearly 10% since the days following the newtown school massacre back in december. the senate will also vote on eight other amendments to democratic gun control bill. >>> 4:48. new this morning, thousands of people, including diagram e ini gather to honor briton's former prime minister, margaret thatcher. the capital came to a stand still as lady thatcher's coffin, draped in a union flag, followed the progressional route to the cathedral. ce
Apr 16, 2013 5:00pm PDT
is business and technology. just over a week ago he covered the first robotics competition in san jose. it's where some of the best and brightest high schoolers show off what they can really do. >> a lot of them come from schools you'd expect but one rookie team came out of nowhere and you won't believe where they are headed next. our gavin thomas picks up the story and talks about our bay area proud series. >> reporter: when mikayla brant walked into apollo high school on her first ever day as a teacher, she said she had one goal, not get eaten alive. apollo is a continuation school, the place for students who weren't doing well or going at all to their regular high school. the kids though, mikayla says, surprised her and together they're surprising a lot of others. their accomplishment is tonight's "bay area proud." >> reporter: the very first, first robotics competition was held more than 20 years ago, which means a lot of the teams at this month's regional in san jose have lots of experience. >> the robot in charge of the pneumatic pressure. >> reporter: the apollo high school illumina
Apr 17, 2013 6:00am PDT
today after world wide technology meltdown left thousands of passengers stranded yesterday. kron4 mike pelton is live from s f o with an update this morning. >> the good news from the airport duty manager is that all american airlines flights are on time today. the bad news is that people will have their flights canceled yesterday have a whole to be able to get on a plane yesterday. this is just a terrible trouble bay. here is video of long lines and a computer failure forced the airline to ground there flights for several hours. they blame their reservation system and that was fixed but it caused a big backup which is why some passengers arrive early this morning. >> i know it was a lot of cancellations for american airlines flights. >> were you nervous? >> a little bit. >> i was a little upset because we have to get here so early. >> these two people were among a group of people were not going to take chances. they grow arrived here even before the ticket agents. they stated that they did face problems that wanted to make sure that they were first in line and were able to deal with i
Apr 16, 2013 5:00pm PDT
to adjust our bad habits with indulging technology devices and look around. >> any time you're sitting next to a big man with a video and not alert means you are knight and heightened sometimes you need to look brown sometimes make a habit of what is one on around you. domestic or sarah orne make it bad for the bad guy. in several cisco or could be anywhere in the bay stanley roberts kron 4 news. >> once these winds calmed down it will still a lot more. 26 more hours and concord. will see temperatures for tomorrow morning with a calmer wind 34 and valley 37 for half moon bay. 75 in santa rosa '60s closer to the coastline. we will see more more whether to mount and the rest of the weekend with a few 8610 saturday. we will be back after this look at them kids. [ sigh ] they have no idea what it was like before u-verse high speed internet. yeah, you couldn't just stream movies to a device like that. one time, i had to wait half a day to watch a movie. you watched movies?! i was lucky if i could watch a show. show?! man, i was happy to see a sneezing panda clip! trevor, have you eaten today? yo
Apr 17, 2013 4:00am PDT
technology meltdown left thousand passengers stranded yesterday. kron fours mike pelton is live from sfo with an update this morning. >> take a look at some of the video you can see long lines and a lot of canceled flights. a computer failure forced the airline to ground all flights frosfor several hours. the problem was fixed yesterday afternoon because they big back up and passengers unhappy. >> at this point i am waiting and i can't to the counter to find out what can be done. they said we're working on--i came to the counter >> everyone is just dealing with it. it is late. i cannot fight it. i cannot do anything about it. >> what did later cancelled? >> it was delayed. probably another for five hours. >> we do have calls into the airport to the manager they will be able to tell us the status of the american airline flights at sfo. when we get the update will pass along. i can tell you by walking to the terminal looking at the flight boards it appears that a lot of the american airline flights are on time this morning. want to chicago and went to boston it look like they are 45 minute
Apr 17, 2013 7:00am PDT
facebook worked hard to get a provision in the reform bill that will be helpful to technology companies. the proposed new rules would allow facebook and other high- tech companies to avoid a requirement that they make a good faith effort to recruit americans for jobs before hiring foreign workers. the high-tech industry has long complained about a shortage of qualified engineers and other high-skilled workers here in the u.s. >>> america is footing most of the bill when it comes to overseas military bases. the senate armed services committee has found the u.s. is paying $10 billion a year to operate bases in countries including germany, japan and south korea. the report outlines problems in getting compensations from other countries and the pentagon may close some bases to save money. >>> the distinguished warfare medal was approved by leon panetta, and some lawmakers were concerned that the medal would be placed above those for battlefield valor. chuck hagel nixed the medal in favor of in addition to existing medals. >>> he's trying to rebuild a tainted political career. but now mark s
Apr 17, 2013 7:00am PDT
fire safety technologies. and improve the level of operating redundancy. this will be on all 24 of their ships as this, they say will expand the availability of postal services for the comfort of guest. this is if the ship was power. they had bad publicity what they had those accidents when the power was out and customers were left with a pretty bad vacation. there are hoping this will improve again and they will get good princely. policy. >> let us take a live look at the reopening of the exploratoryium . >> located now at pier 15 where they are during the ceremony to kick it off. we will be right back. >> that is it for this morning. a lot of new developments happening in the wake of the bombings of the marathon in boston. stay tuned for the 24/7 news channel for the latest. as was our web site kron4.com , facebook and twitter pages as an aberration become available. >> dr.